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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Nipton, Owned By A Marijuana-Growing Company, Hopes To Become Top Pot Destination

    The tiny town of Nipton, Calif., owned by a company that legally grows and sells marijuana, wants cannabis fans to know they're welcome to come and party – provided they bring their own weed. Nipton, a former mining town with a population of 20, sits in the far eastern part of San Bernardino...
  2. Ron Strider

    Valley Marijuana Company Looking To Build 'Pot Paradise' In California

    Legal pot is popping up all around the country. Now, a Valley marijuana company is looking to cash in by buying an entire California town to build a pot paradise. An hour outside Las Vegas there's a dusty spot in the Mohave Desert called Nipton. More than 100 years ago, the railroad...
  3. Ron Strider

    Would You Like To Live In America's First Marijuana Town

    Earlier this summer, AD wrote about the architectural possibilities of cannabis, reporting about a house in Israel that used hemp as an organic building material. Now, expanding our scope as we consider this emerging market, we travel to Nipton, California, a town in San Bernardino County that...
  4. Ron Strider

    No Pipe Dream: Cannabis Company Buys California Town

    Nipton, Calif., 60 miles south of Las Vegas, isn't convenient to a whole lot. It sports a hotel, a trading post, a historical plaque and a whole lot of passing trains. And as of this week, Nipton has something else: a cannabis company for an owner, with designs on turning the hamlet into a...
  5. Ron Strider

    A Marijuana Company Bought California Ghost Town To Turn Into Pot-Tourism Destination

    In 1905, the covered wagons and cattle ranchers came through Nipton, California, on the edge of the Mojave Desert. Then the California Gold Rush sent miners into the desert town. And in 2017, the legal marijuana "green rush" arrived in Nipton. American Green, a marijuana-focused...